Edward Hopper and Guy Pène du Bois: Painting the Real
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022 – Sunday, Mar 26, 2023
10:00am – 4:00pm
An original Polk Museum of Art exhibition, Edward Hopper and Guy Pène du Bois: Painting the Real comprises approximately sixty works and focuses on Hopper and Pène du Bois, two very thematically different but stylistically-overlapping artists who became lifelong friends from the time of their earliest studies at the New York School of Art. Hopper and Pène du Bois shared a deep interest in representing the evolving modern worlds around them — New York City, Paris, suburban and rural America — and each refracted those worlds through his own unique lens of Realism. Both were also celebrated in their own era as masters of and authorities on American art and Realism. Despite the close connections between Hopper and Pène du Bois in life and in their art, Edward Hopper and Guy Pène du Bois: Painting the Real is the first to examine these two American masters side by side and in the context of a full museum exhibition.
Edward Hopper and Guy Pène du Bois: Painting the Real is organized by the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College and 511 Projects, New York, New York.
Event LocationPolk Museum of Art
800 East Palmetto Street
Lakeland, FL, 33801